We work closely with Government and policymakers, representing the sharing economy community, and lobbying for changes to protect consumers and sharing economy businesses.


Our members sign up to a central code of conduct, to maintain and set standards for staff training, safety and complaints procedures. Click on the link below to read the full Code of Conduct.

Our Code of Conduct


Sharing Economy UK was launched in March 2015 following a Government-commissioned independent review, entitled ‘Unlocking the UK’s Sharing Economy’, published in November 2014.

About us


The sharing economy involves using internet technologies to connect groups of people and organisations to make better use of goods, skills, services, capital and spaces.

Our three key objectives

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Our members

Sharing Economy UK represents businesses working across a number of areas within the sharing economy. The current members are:

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